May 26, 2020  
2020-2021 NOVA Catalog 
    
2020-2021 NOVA Catalog

Information Technology, A.S.


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CIP Code: 11.0103
NOVA Code: 3400 

Offered through AL, AN, LO, MA, NOL, WO

Purpose: This curriculum is designed for persons who plan to transfer to a four-year college or university to complete a baccalaureate degree program in information technology.

Transfer Information: Since four-year colleges can vary in their course and GPA requirements, please consult a counselor or academic advisor regarding specific requirements and course selection.

Recommended Preparation: Satisfactory completion of the following high school units or equivalent: 4 units of English; 4 units of mathematics (Algebra I-II, geometry and precalculus); 1 unit of laboratory science; and 1 unit of social studies.

Two Years


Total credits for the A.S. Degree in Information Technology: 61 credits


IT courses used for this program may not be more than 10 years old, unless approved by academic dean.

1 Select from HIS 101 , HIS 102 , HIS 111 HIS 112 , HIS 121 ,or HIS 122 

2 Credit will not be awarded for both Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261  and MTH 263 . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 262  and MTH 264 .

3 See social/behavioral science courses listed under General Education Electives .

4 Students with a qualifying placement test score may wish to take MTH 261  rather than MTH 263 . Credit will not be awarded for both MTH 261  and MTH 263 .

5 Choose Technical Electives based on your target transfer school. Please work with an advisor to determine the most appropriate electives.

Technical Electives 1-5: ACC 211 ACC 212 BUS 100 BUS 224 ITD 256 ITE 140 ITE 221 ITN 100 ITN 101 ITN 106 ITN 107 ITN 171 ITN 257 ITN 260 ITN 261 MTH 245 MTH 262 .  Programming Elective: ITP 120 ITP 132 ITP 220 , ITP 150 ITN 262 

Students should consult an academic advisor to select the CST appropriate course.

See humanities/fine arts courses listed under General Education Electives . Elective should be selected with advice of a counselor or academic advisor to meet requirements of the transfer institution.

8 See biology, chemistry, ENV 121 -ENV 122 , physics, geology, or natural science courses with a lab component, excluding NAS 161 -NAS 162 , listed under General Education Electives . Some four-year colleges require a two-semester sequence.

 

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